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Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020
The week President Donald Trump was acquitted in his impeachment trial was Fox News Channel's best in the ratings since the weeks he was elected and inaugurated.
The Nielsen company said Fox News averaged 4.27 million viewers in primetime last week, better than any network except for ABC...
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
Five days of impeachment hearings were a boon to programmers and accountants at the cable news networks. For the big broadcasters, not so much.
The daytime hearing audience ranged from a high of 13.8 million on opening day to a low of 11 million on the third day, the Nielsen company said...
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2019
The Fourth of July meant hot dogs, fireworks and President Donald Trump for many Fox News viewers.
Fox News reached an average of 4.09 million viewers between 6 and 8 p.m. EDT last Thursday for its coverage of Trump’s much-discussed holiday parade in Washington, D.C., the Nielsen company...
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019
This week's controversy over statements made by Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson is as much about a high-stakes battle over the network's financial future as it is over what he said on a radio show a decade ago.
The liberal advocacy group Media Matters for America this week released two...
Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018
The Senate’s vote confirming Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sent viewers flocking to Fox News Channel, which recorded its biggest Saturday audience in more than a decade.
Fox’s daytime audience was bigger than any for the network since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, while its Saturday...
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018
"Modern Family, "Family Guy" Creators Question Their Fox Studio Ties In Light of Fox News' Stance On Immigration
Fox News Channel faces a growing backlash among Hollywood creators that intensified Tuesday following Laura Ingraham's description of "zero tolerance" detention facilities for children separated from their parents as "essentially summer camps."
"Modern Family" co-creator Steve Levitan...
Wednesday, May. 24, 2017
Fox News Channel has found itself somewhere it has rarely been the past decade — out of first place.
The network's weekday primetime lineup, long the king of cable news, finished behind MSNBC in viewers last week, the Nielsen company said. Among the 25-to-54-year-old audience that...
Wednesday, May. 3, 2017
It was another winning week for CBS, another week of struggle for Fox among prime-time viewers.
CBS won with an average of 6.2 million viewers, claiming 13 of the week’s Top 20 shows. It was CBS’ eighth straight weekly win, Nielsen said.
Runner-up NBC averaged 5.3 million viewers...
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016
Viewers chose cable news over broadcast TV for coverage of the Republican National Convention last week, with the Nielsen Top 20 claiming eight cable programs focused on the GOP confab.
Among the cable news networks, it was Fox News Channel’s week in particular to shine even as it reeled...
Thursday, Jul. 21, 2016
Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel, his career at the network he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following allegations that he forced out a former anchor after she spurned his sexual advances.